1887

n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - Not too 'Great Expectations' : considering the right to health care in prisons and its constitutional implementation

USD

 

Abstract

Recently a doctor at Pollsmoor prison was dismissed from his employment where he had been a medical doctor for 10 years, after blowing the whistle on the 'chronic situation in the delivery of health care in Pollsmoor.' He claimed that there was a healthcare crisis typified by chronic understaffing and a lack of any form of disease control. This paper seeks to take a close look at the provision of health care in South Africa's prisons.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/ju_sajcj/22/1/EJC52959
2009-01-01
2016-12-09
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error